Origin of ae
or AE, A.E.
Origin of ae.
Examples from the Web for ae
AE thing is one thing, the word's oldish and Scottish; AG means agriculture, the word's academic and oddish.National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words|David Bukszpan|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The two-part TV-movie, starring Pierce Brosnan, premiered on AE last year.Remedial Reader: The Essential Stephen King Back List|Jessica Ferri|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
An' ae thing a' thocht rael thochtfu' o' him: he first sent aff the laddie's mither tae get a bed ready.A Doctor of the Old School, Part 1|Ian Maclaren
Ae day she fell, her arm she brak—A compound fracture as could be— Nae leech the cure wad undertake,Whate'er was the gratuity.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
The forgiein and the forgettin 'ill be ae deed—by the twa o' 's at ance!Salted With Fire|George MacDonald
Ae emerged, looked up to Maskull, and called out in aer hornlike voice, "The entrance is here!"A Voyage to Arcturus|David Lindsay
Let the Rectangle of ae, and ay, be equall to the quadrate of ai.The Way To Geometry|Peter Ramus
Word Origin for ae
the internet domain name for
Word Origin for ae.
see æ. As a word, it can represent Old English æ "law," especially law of nature or God's law; hence "legal custom, marriage."
masc. proper name, from Old French rous-el, diminutive of rous "red," used as a personal name. See russet.
symbol ultimately from Latin and used by scribes writing Old English for a vowel sound between "a" and "e;" generally replaced by -a- after the Conquest. The Latin symbol represented Greek -ai-, and when Latinate words flooded into English in the 16c., it reappeared with them, but only as an etymological device, and it was pronounced simply "e" and eventually reduced to that letter in writing (e.g. eon) in most cases except proper names: Cæsar, Æneas, Æsculapius, Æsop.